Candy and clay aren't two words you usually hear in the same sentence. But for pastry chefs and bakers, candy clay is a deeply ingrained part of their cake decorating vocabulary. That's because candy clay is a much better tasting sister of fondant, which is commonly used to decorate cakes.
Unlike fondant, which is basically rolled mats of sugar, candy clay is made from melted chocolate, white chocolate, or coated candy melts. This means they taste delish. And, as a plus, they're as pliable as fondant for forming cute little butterflies and flowers to decorate cakes. Watch the video to get the how-to.